Saturday, March 28, 2009

A thought on quotation...

Why do quotes from famous and notable folks fascinate some of us so? I don't really know the answer, other than to say that we can learn from little snippets of the thoughts of others in a way that is both enjoyable and not too labor-intensive.

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St. Augustine (by Sandro Botticelli)

St. Ignatius Loyola (by Francisco Zurbaran)

Benjamin Rush (by Charles Willson Peale)

Patrick Henry at the Virginia House of Burgesses (by Henry Rothermel)

Edmund Burke (by Sir Joshua Reynolds)

Samuel Adams (by John Singleton Copley)

Alexander Hamilton (by John Trumbull)